|One Hundred Verses from Old Japan - Fujiwara no Teika (ed.), transl. William Porter|
Librivox recording of One Hundred Verses from Old Japan by Fujiwara no Teika (ed.), transl. William Porter. Read by Kevin Steinbach. In 12th-13th century Japan there lived a man named Fujiwara no Teika (sometimes called Sadaie), a well-regarded poet in a society that prized poetry. At one point in his life he compiled the Ogura Hyakunin Isshu (often known simply as the Hyakunin Isshu), which means “One Hundred Poems by A Hundred Poets” (literally “A hundred people, one poem [each]”)...
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